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Prayin" to Be Set Free Personal Accounts of Slavery in Mississippi (Real Voices, Real History Series) by Andrew Waters

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Published by John F. Blair Publisher .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mississippi,
  • Social conditions,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Slaves,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • People of Color,
  • Interviews,
  • Specific Groups - General,
  • Biography,
  • 19th century,
  • African Americans

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8253080M
ISBN 100895872560
ISBN 109780895872562
OCLC/WorldCa48515959

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In his introduction to Prayin’ to Be Set Free, Andrew Waters likens the personal accounts of former Mississippi slaves to the music of that state’s legendary blues artists. The pain, the modest eloquence, and even the underlying vitality are much the same.   In his introduction to Prayin' to Be Set Free, Andrew Waters likens the personal accounts of former Mississippi slaves to the music of that state's legendary blues artists. The pain, the modest eloquence, and even the underlying vitality are much the same.5/5(1). Get this from a library! Prayin' to Be Set Free: Personal Accounts of Slavery in Mississippi.. [Andrew Waters] -- First-person narratives of former Mississippi slaves edited from WPA slave narratives. Blackbeard the Pirate. Blackbeard's Cup and Stories of the Outer Banks. Bob Garner's Book of Barbeque. The Book of Ystwyth. Boogers and Boo-Daddies. Boys of the Battleship North Carolina. Boy Returning Water to the Sea. Breath of the Song. Cape Fear Rising. Chained to the Land. Chefs of the Coast. Chefs of the Mountains. The Cherokee Rose.

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